are a number of reasons for choosing natural pet foods, treats and supplies.
First, use of natural products is consistent with a holistic view. A holistic
approach considers all factors regarding your pet's health. A natural diet
reduces contact with unnecessary chemicals and preservatives while increasing
the intake of quality nutrients and vitamins. Quality natural foods can
reduce the onset of a variety of health problems, including allergies,
digestive troubles and more.
Holistic care also looks at an animal's surroundings for ways to improve
health. Lowering potential causes of stress, such as loneliness or territorial
conflicts, can be helpful in improving overall health. Sufficient exercise
and grooming are also elements of good holistic care. Holistic treatment
of existing conditions by use of natural products will promote faster healing
as natural ingredients are generally absorbed better by your pet and thus
speeds the healing process.
Another reason for using natural pet products is the reduction in human
exposure to toxins. Most pets are in frequent contact with people; especially
children. Contact with a pet can mean exposure to whatever is on your pet.
Use of natural products such as shampoos, and bug repellent reduce the
harmful effects toxins can have on your pet. Flea and tick treatments may
contain toxins that affect people as well as pets, whereas natural treatments
avoid these risks. Also, natural products breakdown and are absorbed into
the environment better than chemical agents and, consequently, are more